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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 53.99
The end of bureaucracy has been anticipated many times throughout the history of management science, as well as in modern social and political theory. This book sets out to show why bureaucracy persists and what values it embodies and upholds. Thus the book seeks to show how and why bureaucratic forms of organization have played, and continue to play,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 55.00
This book makes a significant contribution to cultural economic approaches to organizational and economic life. Specifically it offers both a survey of the field, as well as a practical guide to doing 'cultural economy'. The text, which builds upon du Gay's earlier work, will engage with a range of debates from cultural studies, sociology, anthropology,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 60.00
The realms of consumption have typically been seen to be distinct from those of work and production. This book examines how contemporary rhetorics and discourses of organizational change are breaking down such distinctions - with significant implications for the construction of subjectivities and identities at work. In particular, Paul du Gay... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 54.00
In this provocative new study, Paul du Gay makes a compelling case for the continuing importance of bureaucracy. Taking inspiration from the work of Max Weber, du Gay launches a staunch defence of `the bureaucratic ethos' and highlights its continuing relevance to the achievement of social order and good government in liberal democratic societies.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 64.00
This series is dedicated to an understanding of `cultural studies' as an interdisciplinary project concerned with the analysis of meaning. It focuses attention on the importance of the contemporary `cultural turn' in forging a rethink of the centrality of `the cultural' and the articulation between the material and the symbolic. more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 83.00
Hall offers a wide-ranging exploration of the issues surrounding cultural identity. He outlines the reasons why the question of identity is so compelling and yet so problematic. Outstanding contributors then interrogate different dimensions of the crisis of identity providing both theoretical and substantive insights into different approaches to understanding... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 154.99
Sociology and social theory has always been a major source of new perspectives for organization studies. Access to a series of authoritative accounts of theorists and research themes in sociology and social theory which have influenced developments in organization studies is essential for those wishing to deepen and extend their knowledge of the intersection... more...